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By Dan Arel   Science denial is a major epidemic in the US, public policy is suffering while the Republican Party refuses to accept climate change,...

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By MIT Technology Review Do you believe that the contrails left by high-flying aircraft contain sildenafil citratum, the active ingredient in Viagra? Or that light...

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By Scott Gavura   Vitamin supplementation is unnecessary for the vast majority of people. You wouldn’t know this walking through a drug store, where you’ll usually...

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By Terrence McCoy   If it began like the others, the first sign that Saraswati Devi would be murdered was an accusation delivered to a shaman. Perhaps she had...

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By BBC   A Conservative MP has spoken of his belief in astrology and his desire to incorporate it into medicine. David Tredinnick said he had spent...

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By Mark Crislip One person’s ethics is another’s belly laugh, but in medicine ethics are formalized. The basic principles in the US are Respect for autonomy –...

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By David Edwards Televangelist Pat Robertson advised a mother on Monday that she could cure her son’s stomach pains by finding someone to cast out...

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By Brooke Borel Later this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture may approve the Arctic Granny and Arctic Golden, the first genetically modified apples to...

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By Sarah Knapton   BBC journalists are being sent on courses to stop them inviting so many cranks onto programmes to air ‘marginal views’ The BBC Trust on...

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By Nicky Phillips   New superfoods seem to be discovered with increasing frequency but rather like Superman they tend to be a fantasy construct. The label seems...